Article Tag: Jennifer Platt

Family-friendly Working Policies Post-Covid

Will the COVID-19 pandemic result in family-friendly  working policies? It has been widely reported in the media that the COVID-19 pandemic has had much more of an impact on women than men in relation to caring responsibilities and employment inequalities. The United Nations has reported that the impact of the economic shock which disproportionately affects… Read more »

Success for Asda Workers in Equal Pay Battle

On 26 March 2021, the Supreme Court (SC) gave its decision in the long running Asda equal pay case, resulting in Asda bosses losing the first stage of their appeal to the Supreme Court in an equal pay claim brought by shop workers. This decision could have far reaching consequences for the retail sector, with… Read more »

The Uber Decision: Employment Status in the Gig Economy

gig economy - taxi driver in car

Now that the dust has settled after the long-awaited judgment by the Supreme Court in the Uber case which was delivered on 19th February 2021, Jennifer Platt, Senior Associate in our Employment team, reflects on the implications of the decision for individuals and employers. Key Points of the Supreme Court’s Judgment The Supreme Court (“SC”)… Read more »

Employment Tribunals: 5 Tips for Remote Hearings

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Employment Tribunal system has significantly adapted in order to continue to hear claims. Most full hearings are now taking place remotely using a Cloud Video Platform. Jennifer Platt, Senior Associate in the Employment Team, reflects on her recent experiences of representing clients at full remote hearings using the… Read more »

SAS Daniels LLP Strengthens Employment Team

SAS Daniels LLP is strengthening the employment team with a partner promotion and senior appointment to the team. We are pleased to announce the promotion of Katie Hodson to partner after 17 years with the firm. Katie was recently ranked a Rising Star in the Legal 500 directory. The team has been further boosted with… Read more »